Regulation of Virulence Traits in a Fungal Pathogen of Cancer Patients

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Investigator: Sinem Beyhan-Pelvan, PhD
Sponsor: American Cancer Society, Inc.

Location(s): United States

Description

H. capsulatum has a dimorphic life cycle, switching from an infectious filamentous form in the soil to a pathogenic yeast form in mammalian hosts. I am studying the molecular basis of this morphological switch in H. capsulatum.